Crime in Cork, Ireland

Crime rates in Cork, Ireland

Level of crime
31.11 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
64.29 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
31.18 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
25.27 Low
Worries car stolen
22.31 Low
Worries things from car stolen
28.30 Low
Worries attacked
30.77 Low
Worries being insulted
35.71 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
18.28 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
49.46 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
39.95 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
29.57 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
28.02 Low

Safety in Cork, Ireland

Safety walking alone during daylight
85.48 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
58.70 Moderate

Contributors: 93

Last update: October 2019

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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4 Comments so far

#Sergio Raven on Oct 15, 2018 :
My motor bike got stolen yesterday night, it was 1 month old... a colleague of mine bought a bike ( cycle ) it was stolen within 2 weeks
#Anonymous on Nov 14, 2017 :
I’d agree with the previous poster, that dangerous driving is a major challenge. Normally courteous people seem to transform into pushy, dangerous, inconsiderate and downright aggressive individuals behind the wheel. The narrow, winding roads with a lack of shoulders complicates the issue.
#John Murphy on Jan 20, 2017 :
After recent tragic drug related incidents in Cork it highlights the danger of illegal drugs, these aren't the first incidents either! I think the easy availability, cheap price of drugs and addictive nature contributes hugely to crime, mostly theft. I have witnessed drug dealing and fights due to drugs and I know the difference between alcohol and drug fights, I have also been the victim of robbery, to pay for the criminals habit. To finish I think more needs to be done on education as to the dangers and fatal consequences of drug use, more police and stiffer sentences for the masters of this evil trade!
#Darren McAdam-O'Connell on Jan 20, 2017 :
By far the biggest crime problem in Cork is traffic related, dangerous driving, cycle lanes blocked by dangerous parking and this isn't captured in this questionnaire. Also the questions on car theft would be better replaced with ones on bike theft as verty few people in the city (as opposed to suburbars and surrounding countryside when ownership levels are exceptionally high) own a car.